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May 6, 2014
May 6, 2014
Apr 29, 2014

EPA’s Supreme Court win a boost for pending carbon rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Supreme Court decision on Tuesday upholding U.S. rules that curb air pollution that floats across state lines was seen as a boost for the Environmental Protection Agency’s upcoming plan to crack down on carbon emissions from power plants.

The top court backed a federal regulation requiring 28 Midwestern and Appalachian states that cause smog and soot-forming emissions to limit pollution from their smoke stacks before it wafts downwind, mostly to eastern states.

Apr 29, 2014
Apr 29, 2014
Apr 29, 2014
Apr 25, 2014

Ukraine crisis played ‘elevated’ role in recent LNG approval -U.S.

WASHINGTON, April 25 (Reuters) – The crisis in Ukraine and
Russia played an “elevated” role in the most recent approval of
a U.S. liquefied natural gas export project, and geopolitics
will continue to influence decisions on how much LNG to export,
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said on Friday.

Moniz made the remarks at the annual conference of the U.S.
Export-Import Bank in Washington, on a panel with White House
advisor John Podesta, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

Apr 25, 2014
Apr 25, 2014
Apr 24, 2014

Pemex chief touts Mexico’s energy reform in Washington visit

WASHINGTON, April 24 (Reuters) – While energy reforms have
opened the door for Mexico’s state-run energy company to expand
overseas, its focus for now will be on developing its
“low-hanging fruit,” the head of Pemex said on Thursday.

Pemex Chief Executive Emilio Lozoya spoke in Washington,
D.C., at the annual conference of the Export-Import Bank, the
official U.S. export credit agency, on a panel discussing the
next frontier of investment opportunities.